Poll: Verizon Strike Who’s Right?

The union strike against Verizon is already taking its toll on union workers, non-union employees and Verizon executives. So who’s right to stick to their guns in this squabble over healthcare, pensions and more?

Reports: FairPoint, Unions Reach Tentative Agreement

FairPoint Communications (FRCMQ.PK), which is about to submit its bankruptcy reorganization plan to the courts, has reached a tentative contract agreement with about 3,000 New England union employees. The parties have wrangled for months over pay and benefits changes as FairPoint tries to cut costs. The LEC was trying to convince International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers […]

AT&T, IBEW Come to Terms in Midwest

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union members, mostly in the Midwest, for AT&T Inc. (T) have approved a new three-year contract. The agreement covers 8,900 employees in the legacy wireline business. Most of those staff are located in Illinois and northwestern Indiana. The ratified contract provides a 3 percent wage increase in each of the first […]

AT&T, Electrical Workers Come to Terms

AT&T and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers say they have come to an agreement. It’s good for three years, and affects 10,000 workers in about a dozen states. The majority of employees will get wage increase of 3 percent in the first two years and 2.75 percent in the third year. Pension bands go […]

The ID is: 83730